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Renesas rolls dual-type power MOSFET
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7/31/2008   Post a comment
Designed to make DC/DC converters more efficient for laptop PCs and communication devices, Renesas' latest power MOSFET boasts a chip mounting area that is half the size of existing dual-package power MOSFET configurations.
Mini USB connectors target portable, handheld devices
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Mill-Max Mfg. Corp. has expanded its USB family to include two new mini USB receptacles for portable and handheld devices.
One-piece interfaces target high shock/vibration applications
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Samtec offers a variety of one-piece interfaces for high shock/vibration applications.
Audio connectors shrink in size
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7/31/2008   1 comment
ITT Interconnect Solutions has developed a miniature audio connector series, aimed at higher quality compact audio applications in video, broadcast and recording.
RF connectors boast all-metal construction for high durability
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Bomar's KCC series of RF connectors feature all-metal construction for high durability and a super-tight grip for reliable operation in a variety of audio/video applications.
DC/DC converters target rugged military, avionics applications
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Suitable for military and avionic platforms with a nominal 28 VDC input, the 15W and 30W COTS units from XP Power are available with either ±12VDC or ±15VDC outputs.
Automotive MCU reduces board space in body electronics
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Silicon Laboratories Inc. is touting its latest product as the industry's smallest automotive communications MCU.
Eighth-brick isolated DC/DC converters deliver 100W at 75°C
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FDK has expanded its Sensei Series of isolated DC-DC converters that are targeted at Intermediate Bus Architecture and Distributed Power Architecture in telecommunications, WiMAX, data processing, computing, and storage applications.
RF tuner IP reduces risk for developers of next-generation GPS devices
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7/31/2008   Post a comment
MIPS Technologies' silicon-proven GPS RF tuner IP integrates low-noise RF front-end for GPS receivers in the L1 band, enabling embedded system designers to decrease costs and time-to-market for next-generation devices incorporating GPS.
Secure lock ZIF connector guarantees correct alignment
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AVX has developed a series of secure lock ZIF connectors that provides enhanced robustness and dependability for applications that require high reliability.
High-precision resistors deliver high reliability, long life
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Vishay has released the improved S series of high-precision Bulk Metal foil (BMF) resistors that deliver high reliability, long life, stable operation in harsh conditions, and instantaneous thermal stabilization time.
Digital Potentiometers feature 1 percent accuracy
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7/31/2008   Post a comment
Analog Devices introduced the digital potentiometer (digiPot) AD529x family with the industry's best resistor tolerance of just 1 percent, allowing designers of industrial and instrumentation equipment to meet tighter resistor matching requirements for improved system accuracy.
MEMS for cell phones to boom by 2012, says Yole
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French research and strategy consulting company Yole Développement (Lyon, France) provides an analysis on MEMS components for cell phone applications as it expects this market will represent $2.5 billion in 2012.
Mentor Graphics Software supports Automotive, Aerospace Electrical Systems Simulations
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Mentor Graphics Corporation has announced that the 2008.1 release of Mentor's CHS design software, available this week, provides electrical simulation functionality inherently within the core Capital Logic and Capital Integrator tools.
Debug engine supports new 32-bit automotive MCUs from Freescale and ST
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At the same time as the launch of the automotive microcontroller families SPC560xx/SPC563xx from STMicroelectronics and MPC560/MPC563xx from Freescale, pls Programmierbare Logik & Systeme (Lauda, Germany) announces the availability of its Universal Debug Engine (UDE) 2.4, a complete debug and test environment especially for the specific features of these new Power Architecture 32-bit devices.
Handheld test set software provides advanced testing of signal strength
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Aeroflex Inc. has released a software update for the 3500 series 1-GHz handheld radio test set to support Survey Technologies' Field Test 6 Software.
Peregrine Semi : SOS RFICs support high-performance wireless applications
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Rubicon Technology has begun initial production of 8 in. sapphire wafers for supply to Peregrine for its UltraCMOS Silicon-on-Sapphire (SOS) semiconductor processing.
Maxim : Temperature sensor and thermostat has a nonvolatile memory
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The DS7505 is ±0.5 °C accurate, digital temperature sensor and thermostat with nonvolatile memory (EEPROM).
XP Energy : Industrial power systems suit high reliability applications
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A range of dc to ac inverters and frequency converters from XP Energy are housed in 3U or 6U high 19in subracks and can be supplied for either rack mounting or wall mounting.
Vishay : Foil resistors provide a military-grade TCR
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Vishay Intertechnology announces an improved S series of high-precision Bulk Metal foil (BMF) resistors, which provide a military-grade typical TCR of ±2 ppm/°C from -55 to +125 °C.
Linear Technology : Low noise boost converters feature output disconnect
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LT3495/-1 low noise boost converters feature integrated power switches, Schottky diodes and output disconnect circuitry.
UHF FM transmitter module housed in compact package
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Tailored for the 433.92MHz (UK) or 434.42MHz (European) radio bands, Radiometrix's PCB-mounting UHF radio transmitter is contained within a compact package, measuring 20x10x2 mm.
RF subsystem tailored for femtocell base stations
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Check out Skyworks' highly integrated RF subsystem that supports femtocell base station and cellular repeaters in GSM850, EGSM900, DCS1800 and PCS1900 frequency bands.
Agilent offers 5.7 Mbit/s HSUPA test capability
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7/30/2008   Post a comment
Agilent Technologies is offering a 5.7-Mbit/s HSUPA test capability for its W-CDMA/HSPA Test and Lab Applications, which run on the 8960 (E5515C) Wireless Communications Test Set.
5W AC-DC converter touts high I/O isolation
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Aimtec has released the AMEL5-MAZ series of AC-DC switching power supplies that deliver high I/O isolation of 4000VAC within a wide industrial operating temperature range of -40°C to +80°C.
Conexant strengthens imaging chip portfolio
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Conexant's SoC fax products are offered in a variety of configurations, and support a wide range of optional features, including answering machine, speakerphone, and intercom capabilities.
Power management ICs combine two step-down converters with LDO
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7/30/2008   Post a comment
AnalogicTech has introduced two power management ICs (PMICs) that extend battery life in portable applications by delivering low noise power at high efficiency.
Macrovision Connected Platform solution with DLNA 1.5 for STBs, TVs and CE
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7/30/2008   Post a comment
New features of the Connected Platform include the ability to securely transmit and playback high definition video over a home network with full DVD-style controls using the DLNA 1.5 link layer protection (LLP) standard.
PMC modules with pre-installed FPGA address wide range of apps
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Pentek has introduced a family of rugged software radio modules with two of Pentek's GateFlow FPGA IP cores installed on its recently introduced Model 7141 dual multi-band transceiver.
LANOptics changes company name to EZchip
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LANOptics changes company name to EZchip, after seeing more traction in network processing than Ethernet switching or security.
Phihong develops efficiency level IV 18W universal adapter
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Phihong USA has developed an 18W, 3-wire input 48VDC output adapter that meets California's CEC regulation, as well as the federal government's Energy Independence and Security Act that went into effect on July 1.
AWR adds high-frequency filter design to Microwave Office
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AWR works with its partner, Nuhertz Technologies, to add filter synthesis and analysis to its high-frequency design suite.
Toshiba offers Cortex-A9 multicore to ASIC, foundry customers
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Toshiba Electronics Europe has begun offering the Cortex-A9MP and the Cortex-R4F processor cores from ARM Holdings plc (Cambridge, England) for use with the company's ASICs in process technologies down to 40-nm.
Renesas : Automotive SoC provides image recognition processing
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The SH77650 system-on-chip (SoC) provides image recognition processing functions for vehicle information terminals, such as next-generation car navigation systems, and peripheral devices to assist-safe driving.
Texas Instruments : Power over Ethernet controller optimizes sub-13-W designs
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The TPS23753, a 13-W PoE powered device controller with onboard dc/dc converter is specifically designed to meet the needs of IEEE 802.3af-compliant applications.
Solomon Systech : Multimedia processor suits mobile digital TV
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Solomon Systech's MagusCore SSD1933 multimedia processor packs an ARM926EJ-STM core and an AV-DSP core on a single chip.
Infineon : UHF transmitter ICs include 8-bit microcontroller
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Infineon has introduced a family of highly-integrated next-generation transmitter ICs for wireless control applications.
Continental seeks engineers
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Automotive electronics supplier Continental AG (Hannover, Germany) is urgently looking for engineers. In order to facilitate the integration process of Siemens VDO which has been acquired past year, the company has launched an internal recruiting project.
Microscope-on-a-chip debuts
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7/29/2008   Post a comment
Today's bulky, expensive microscopes could be come smaller and cheaper after researchers found a way to combine pinhole optics, microfluidics and a charge-coupled device to assemble a working microscope on a single chip.
Mentor Graphics delivers CHS 2008.1
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7/29/2008   Post a comment
The 2008.1 release of Mentor's CHS design software provides electrical simulation functionality inherently within the core Capital Logic and Capital Integrator tools.
Tiny dual Hot Swap controller targets optical networks
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Linear Technology has introduced the LTC4224, a compact, low voltage Hot Swap controller for protecting boards and backplanes that use two 1V to 6V voltage supplies.
ST launches multi-channel clock distribution chip line
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STMicroelectronics announced the first six devices in a series of clock-distribution ICs, which it says are the first in the market to provide per-channel output-enable controls for precision clock management in embedded and handheld applications.
Kodak's mission to Mars
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Imaging technology from Eastman Kodak Company continues to enable the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) to take high-resolution views of the red planet as the orbiter approaches the three-year anniversary of its launch on August 12.
Anritsu : Communication testers support HSPA Evolution
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7/29/2008   Post a comment
Anritsu offers two software packages offering signaling/protocol support for the extended HSPA Evolution standard for HSPA (HSDPA/HSUPA) 3.5G mobile terminals as defined in 3GPP Release 7.
Sensirion : Flow microsensors have miniature dimensions
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Sensirion has announced a new level of miniaturization for non-invasive liquid flow sensors based on planar microfluidic substrates.
Gleichmann Electronics : Chip-on-glass LCDs come in different sizes and technologies
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Gleichmann Electroncis introduces the GE-Oxxxx series of chip-on-glass (COG) LCD modules that are available in different sizes and LCD technologies.
TTi : Space-saving power supplies use less energy
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7/29/2008   Post a comment
The PL series from TTi is a range of linear regulated laboratory power supplies with a very small bench footprint.
ST, NXP close deal to create wireless JV
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7/29/2008   Post a comment
ST-NXP Wireless is now a reality. STMicroelectronics NV and NXP BV have completed the deal, announced mid-April, bringing together their respective wireless operations into a joint venture company. Operations will start on Aug. 2 with a wireless product and technology portfolio.
AMS successful in mobility markets
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7/29/2008   Post a comment
Strong demand for mobile devices power management systems, MEMS microphones and chips for industrial applications drove Austriamicrosystems' sales and profit in the second quarter. The company expects the uptrend to continue over the second half of the year.
Tadiran : Lithium batteries have a wide operating temperature range
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7/29/2008   Post a comment
SL-560 type 3.6-V high temperature AA size lithium batteries from Tadiran are specified for a temperature range of –55 to +130 °C, with possible extensions to –80 °C and to +150 °C.
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